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Ruth Rosalie Ehlo Schriewer

Obituary for Ruth Rosalie Ehlo Schriewer

November 13, 1914 - July 11, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 102

... a member of St. John's Lutheran Church for 102 years ...


Ruth Rosalie Ehlo Schriewer, peacefully died Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was born on November 13, 1914 in San Antonio, TX to Otto and Caroline Ehlo.

She married Carl H. Schriewer in 1939 and had 47 wonderful years together until his death in 1986. Ruth was a retired Federal Reserve Bank employee with 31 years of service.

Baptized in infancy and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at St. John's Lutheran Church, she was a member of St. John's for 102 years. When the present church building was being built, 1932, she worked in the office with Pastor A. L. Wolff. She participated in many organizations including the Sunday School teaching staff, sang in the Jr. and Sr. Choirs for over 30 years.

Ruth and her husband were active with the Lutheran League and organized the Christian Fellowship Group, Treasurer of the Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary, volunteered at the ELCA S.A. Bishop office, represented St. John's at the City Organization of S.A. Christians, Jews and Catholics; member of Martha and Hannah Circles, Altar Guild and St. John's Garden Club.

Ruth's life was filled in service to her family, friends religious and community.

Survivors include her devoted niece, Mourette Boehme; nephews and nieces Milton and Eloise Lindemann of San Antonio, TX; Jobey Taylor of Angleton, TX; Patsy Taylor Stevens of Fredericksburg; numerous great nephews and nieces, cousins and neighbors along with a host of friends especially Pete and Ella Jean Holland and Phyllis Southwell of San Antonio, TX.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. John's Lutheran Church, 502 E. Nueva Street.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. John's Lutheran Church Youth Fund, 502 E. Nueva Street, San Antonio, TX 78205.

Memorial Service

Will be held at a Later Date at
St. John's Lutheran Church
502 E. Nueva Street

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  • Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John's Lutheran Church Youth Fund, 502 E. Nueva Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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